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] save on ground shipping at fedex office. >>> after more than a decade. lance armstrong is finally coming clean, confessing to oprah winfrey. in the interview, oprah says the confession was not exactly what she expected. >> i would say he did not come clean in the manner that i expected. it was surprising to me, i would say that for myself, my team, all of us in the room, we were mesmerized and riveted by some of his answers. i would say that he met the moment. at the end of it, literally 2 1/2 hours, we both were pretty exhausted. >> so how will his fall from grace and this confession affect the future of one of the greatest cyclists ever? nbc sports and speaking sports radio hose rob sim care -- is it for forgiveness or strictly because he wants to compete. >> the question is, why now? he had many over opportunities to confession to what he had been doing, most likely the answer is there's something for him to gain, which is namely being able to compete in triathlons, other sports governed by the world antidoping agency. he was banned for life for competing in any events governed
're talking about this on the day that lance armstrong comes clean about doping and he also reeled in journalists telling his story. people bought into the lies. reporters didn't want to touch the story. another cautionary tale for journalism students, yes? >> let's not even talk about lance armstrong and tigers woods and these individuals. what about the enormous sports stories that have to do with abuse of all kinds of children. sports it is news now. i think these kinds of stories need to be gone after with the kind of journalistic professionalism and ethics that we hope quote/unquote real stores they go after. now they have a blog 24 hours a day, and maybe due diligence is a thing of the past. >> jennifer: that's a frightening statement right there. you're blogging and preempting due diligence. that's a comment on journalism. robert thompson, thank you for joining us. professor of media and pop culture studies at syracuse university. >>> up next, american ingenuity used for this monday morning current tv presents special coverage of the presidential inauguration. the circumstan
is jacki schechner. >> i'm sure you all have heard that lance armstrong admitted to oprah winfrey that he used performance-enhancing drugs. armstrong's former teammate and whistleblower filed a lawsuit in 2010 claiming that armstrong defrauded the government by taking sponsorship money from the u.s. postal service. the justice department has until thursday to decide whether or not it wants to join the lawsuit. "politico" reports that the postal service gave armstrong's cycling people more than $30 million. if armstrong loses the lawsuit against him, he could be required to pay three times that amount. landes filed the suit on behalf of the government. there is a lot of reason to dislike wal-mart but they are doing some good today. it plans to hire every veteran who wants a job as long as he or she left the military in this past year and was honorably discharged. we're back after the break. stay with us. ♪ right have, about the "heavy hand of government" ... i want to have that conversation. let's talk about it. really? you're going to lay people off because now the g
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